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  • THE EXTERMINATION OF LIDICE: FIRST PICTURES, 1945

    THE EXTERMINATION OF LIDICE: FIRST PICTURES, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1943-07

    The entire Czech mining village of Lidice, near Kladno, was wiped out by the Germans on 11 June 1942, on suspicion of harbouring the murderers of the SS leader and butcher Heydrich. Every man in the village was shot. The women were deported to a...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1941-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1941-1945.

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Air Chief Marshal Sir Robert Brooke-Popham, Commander-in-Chief, Far East Command, photographed during a planning conference at his Headquarters at the Singapore Naval Base.

  • NAZI PERSECUTION

    NAZI PERSECUTION

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Kucera J

    German reprisals against civilians in occupied countries: Smoke rising from the burning village of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, destroyed by the Germans following the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich. All male inhabitants were shot, the women deported to...

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Damage to a rubber tree caused by communist terrorists as part of their campaign to undermine the economy of Malaya.

  • THE ALLIED CAMPAIGN IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 6 JUNE 1944 - 7 MAY 1945

    THE ALLIED CAMPAIGN IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 6 JUNE 1944 - 7 MAY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Arnhem 17 - 25 September 1944: British paratroops of the 1st (British) Airborne Division in their aircraft during the flight to Arnhem. They had the toughest assignment of the operation, the capture of the bridge over the Neder Rijn at Arnhem. Although...

  • BRITISH GUIANA IN 1946

    BRITISH GUIANA IN 1946

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    A Coast Defence gun crew at practice.

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    A convoy of vehicles of the Malayan Armoured Corps, led by a Ferret armoured car, move along a road through the jungle.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945.

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Consolidated Catalina Mark Is of No. 205 Squadron RAF undergoing servicing in their hangar at Seletar, Singapore. One of the Squadron's Short Singapore Mark IIIs, which type the Catalina was replacing, can be seen on the right.

  • THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    Men of A Company 3rd Battalion of the King African Rifles after completing a jungle patrol return to camp in the State of Pahang through a fllooded padi field.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST, 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Brewster Buffalo Mark Is for the re-equipment of Nos. 21 and 453 Squadrons RAAF, being inspected by RAF personnel at Sembawang, Singapore.

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